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and connie britain, also up for honors "modern family" led the pack among comedies, including best comedy. also in the chase for that award are the "big bang cheetheory" "" "the office" "30 rock" and "parks and recreation". steve car rel has yet to win an award. among his competitors, matt le blank in his comedy "episodes." marc barger, nbc news. >>> the buzz is building for something that rock and roll hasn't seen in a long time. the super group. >> yeah, the group, this band is called super heavy. mick jagger, dave stewart, josh stone, ar raman who won oscars. the first cast of characters that formed the band, rock, regular reggae, pop and soul. a tour is due out this september. >> can't wait to hear it. >>> coming up on news4, a scientific break through that's giving dentists and their patients a reason to smile. >>> and why this man is wearing a pasta strainer on his driver's license photo. the answer is coming up. >>> and for all of your news, be sure to follow news4 online. just search nbc was noirm now, this is more like it. >> yeah. >> just want it to hang on, right? at least for
. >> reporter: it was a wild day in britain's emergency session of parliament today. the focus shifted from rupert murdoch to britain's prime minister, david cameron. but the prime minister's case is about poor judgment and nothing to do with any crimes. david cameron defended himself for hiring a former editor of "news of the world" andy callson as his communications chief even though he may have known about the phone hacking. >> i have said very clearly that if it turns out andy coulson knew about the hacking at the "news of the world" he would not only have lied to me, but to the police, to a select committee, to the press complaints commission and perjuried himself in a court of law. >> reporter: cameron was advised against hiring him, did it anyway, and was forced to resign and arrested last week. he said in parliament that cameron was guilty of a gross error in judgment. >> it's not about hindsight, mr. speaker. it's not about whether mr. coulson lied to him. it's about the information and warnings that the prime minister ignored. >> reporter: cameron said if he had to do it over he w
the world. as for britain's parliament, the result to get to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal, they recessed until september 5. but it isn't over for rupert murdoch, by a long shot. >> the long-term effects on news corp. are difficult to see, mistakes were clearly made. it's cost them a lot of money. >> reporter: and it may cost a lot more. calpers, the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for news corp. but their support, from a biggest outside investor. of he said the company remains, quote, a valuable and long-term investment. as for the glimpse into the murdoch marriage provided by wendi's dramatic leap, a recent and rare interview of the couple on chinese tv revealed more how they met. >> she interpreted for me as we went around china, and who wouldn't fall in love with a beautiful woman like that? >> reporter: murdoch's marriage grabbed the headlines, but nobody is under any illusion the substance hasn't changed. murdoch's empire is threatened by the british investigation. now back to you. >> that was martin fletcher reporting. and that's news4 at 4:00. news4 at 5:00
sub. slow-cooked pork with bold barbecue sauce. >>> police in great britain say an autopsy did not establish a cause of death for singer amy winehouse. >> the 27-year-old music star died saturday at her home in london. all across the music entertainment industry, there are tributes pouring out for winehouse. george michael called her the most soulful voice the u.k. has ever seen. and adele said she paved the way for singers like her and got people excited about british music again. winehouse had two albums garnering critical and commercial success with her 2006 "back to black." she had been planning a european comeback tour but cancelled after an unsuccessful start in certain i can't last month. today her parents visited with mourners outside her home to see the tributes left by fans. >> we're devastated. but thanks for coming. thanks very much. i hope to see you again soon. >> winehouse is also remembered for her often public struggle with substance abuse. british actor russell brand wrote a lengthy tribute, asking people to change the way they perceive addiction. there will b
actuarialington won't be seen in the u.k. >> yeah, loreal is being forced to pull an ad in britain. the standards authority ruled the stars' photos are overly manipulated, and misleading. in other words, they breach advertising standards codes. a british member of parliament says such extreme retouching misleads consumers about the impact of the product. keeping it real. >> yeah. >>> there's more to come on news4 at 4:00. ♪ ♪ you'll get it right you'll get it right ♪ ♪ don't stop don't give up ♪ >> dozens of people are watching this kid's rant online. >> love to listen to that. >>> plus, an attempt to get into the guin >>> well, journey sang we all know "don't stop believing". >> a little girl is now an internet star today. ♪ don't stop don't give up ♪ ♪ don't stop don't give up ♪ ♪ ♪ keep trying keep trying ♪ ♪ don't give up don't give up ♪ >> she's adorable. but do we want that song -- >> i was going to say, she needs to give up. she needs -- she needs to give up. she's cute -- >> thousands of people have watched this girl's video in just the past 24 hours. >> at th
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. >>> there is new intrigue in the hacking scandal rocking great britain. the whistle blower who first alleged that top officials at the "news of the world" knew about the hacking has been found dead. he was a "show biz" reporter at the paper until he was dismissed for substance abuse issues. he was found dead at his house near london today. so far authorities say they don't think his death is suspicious. the police commissioner at scotland yard is the latest to lose his job in connection with this scandal. stephanie gosk has the latest. >> reporter: london's top cop resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the former editor, neil wallace, was arrested for his connections with the phone hacking scandal last week. in stepping down, stevenson denies any wrongdoing. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallace in phone hacking. let me say unequivoclyhat t i did not and had no reason to do so. >> reporter: stevenson says he quit because he's become a
once again in britain, one day after "the news of the world" announced it will cease to exist, two former employees have been arrested. one is h former editor, later hired as communications director for the prime minister, something the prime minister now is begin coming under fire for. >> the decision to hire him was mine and mine alone. and i take full responsibility for it. >> reporter: the second person arrested is a reporter who actually did prison time for phone hacking at "the news of the world" in 2007. the thing is, since then and only recently, the allegations have ballooned to include possibly thousands of potential phone hacking victims, including the families of soldiers killed in battle and the families of murder victims, even in one case, the murder victim herself. the government now wants to know, has this been going on at other newspapers? why did the original police investigation sail so abysmally in the words of the prime minister? why were police allegedly taking huge payments from journalists, and why did politicians who may have had wind that this is something
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